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Kulaguruvu - Poojya Sri Divya Jnananandagiri
गुरु ब्रम्हा गुरु विष्णु गुरु देवो महेश्वरः गुरु साक्षात् पर-ब्रम्हा तस्मै श्री गुरुवे नमः
Poojya Sri Divya Jnananandagiri was, born on February 1,1986, at Koothaganahalli, Anekal Taluk, Bengalooru Rural Dist., to Smt. Sowbhagyama & Shri. Channarayappa, the blessed Parents, in the Thogataveer Kshatriya Community, had his initial Education in Society, Kalkunte. His inner philosophical desire, at his young Age, led him to philosophical learning center and he pursued his education there in the midst of the nature for 8 years. During his stay there, apart from pursuing Vedic and Sanskrit studies, he also acquired Academic learning in English, Science, Literature, Computer Science etc. He earned appreciation as a Sadhaka in the field of Veda & Veda Shastras despite being born in non-brahmin community. This was it this stage, he was identified by Sri Sri Sri Pranavanandagiri Swamiji of Bellary as the most suited philosophical head of the proposed Gurupeetha of the Thogataveera Kshatriya Community. Later he was sent to Arsha Veda Kala Shala, Haryana to purse higher Vedic studies for a period of 3 yrs, under the guidance of renowned Vedic & Sanskrit scholars. He also acquired profound knowledge in yoga & pranayama during his stay there.
Guruji is well-read Sanskrit, Hindi, Kannada and English and his interests include great saints like Swami Vivekananda, biographies like Mahatma Gandhi, Winston Churchilli, literary works of the great poets like Kuvempu, Shivaram karanth, K.V.Iyer.Guruji has widely traveled deep into the philosophical centers like Pondichery, Kanyakumari.
Swamiji’s Activities: Swamiji performs daily Sri Chowdeshwari Devi pooja and conducts Agni Homa/Satsangas on Saturday, Sunday, and on special festive/celebration, special visit days. Swamiji regularly discourses at various religious functions, upon invitation at devotees’ place. Every full moon day Swamiji visits to Nandavaram.